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Honesty is the Best Policy

My mom always told me to tell the truth. The truth may not always be what you want to say or hear. As a manager, do I want to hear that a project is failing, or that there are some significant problems that will put our department in a negative light? 549 more words

Saint's notes

Here some more notes on St. Thérèse of Lisieux, reposted from my old blog, originally written in September 2015. I’ve cut a few sentences not relevant to the book content: 824 more words


In Paperback!

New In Paperback Spring 2016

The Woman in the Window manages to cross numerous boundaries with enviable ease. The result is not just intellectually stimulating, but eminently readable.” —Eliot Borenstein, Russian and Slavic studies, New York University… 293 more words

Virtues apocryphal

Silence and Darkness are virtues mine once resolved
Whose footsteps as Silence approaches; a mute bird,
Alas; my dear and Fairest, greet me not through words… 262 more words



We are troubled but not crushed
in doubt but not in despair
badly hurt but not destroyed

Grace is a divine drive-by
shot through and through it leaves us… 79 more words


The Greatest Power

Amid the horrific headlines bringing distress over Syria, continued subjugation of the Palestinians, vituperation and bullying of immigrants and minorities, and environmental and economic dangers, it is time to acknowledge the greatest power in the universe. 366 more words